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Kira-kira

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Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgia
    • Subjects:
    • Sisters -- Fiction.,
    • Friendship -- Fiction.,
    • Japanese Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Death -- Fiction.,
    • Georgia -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

      Edition Notes

      StatementCynthia Kadohata.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.K1166 Ki 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination244 p. ;
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3671607M
      ISBN 100689856393
      LC Control Number2003000737

      Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning book Kira-Kira, the Jane Addams Peace Award and Pen USA Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, including The Floating World.


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Kira-kira by Cynthia Kadohata Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning book Kira-Kira, the National Book Award winner The Thing About Luck, the Jane Addams Peace Award and Pen USA Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, A Million Shades of Gray, Half a World Away, Checked, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, including The Floating World/5().

Kira-Kira, Cynthia Kadohata Kira-Kira is a young adult novel by Cynthia Kadohata. It won the Newbery Medal for children's literature in The book's plot is about a Japanese-American family living in Georgia/5. Parents need to know that Kira-Kira is a story about a poor Japanese-American family living in the South during the s.

Katie's sister becomes deathly ill with lymphoma, and it tears the family apart. The family encounters racism, although narrator Katie is matter-of-fact about it and only gradually realizes the limitations she'll face because of it.4/5.

Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal–winning book Kira-Kira, the National Book Award winner The Thing About Luck, the Jane Addams Peace Award and PEN America Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, A Million Shades of Gray, Half a World Away, Checked, A Place to Belong, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, including The Released on: Decem Kira-Kira in Japanese meaning glittering or shining.

The novel follows some serious subject matter and themes, including the death of a close friend. Reception of the book was widely positive, with the Kirkus Review writing that “The vivid writing and the portrayal of a most loving and honorable father lift this above the norm.

Kira-Kira won the Newbery Medal for most distinguished American children's book. Click here to see a full list of Newbery Medal winners and Newbery Honor winners. © Cynthia Kadohata (P) Random House, Inc.

Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group. Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal–winning book Kira-Kira, the National Book Award winner The Thing About Luck, the Jane Addams Peace Award and PEN America Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, A Million Shades of Gray, Half a World Away, Checked, A Place to Belong, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, Brand: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

kira-kira (kee' ra kee' ra): glittering; shining 's how Katie Takeshima's sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. The sea is kira-kira for the same reason.

And so are people's eyes. When Katie and her family move from a Japanese community in Iowa to the Deep South of Georgia, it's Lynn /5(). Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal–winning book Kira-Kira, the National Book Award winner The Thing About Luck, the Jane Addams Peace Award and PEN America Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, A Million Shades of Gray, Half a World Away, Checked, A Place to Belong, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, /5(33).

Free download or read online Kira-Kira pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in February 1stand was written by Cynthia Kadohata. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this young adult, historical story are Katie Minnamino, Uncle Katsuhisa/5.

Kira-kira means Kira-kira book and, not to be obvious, this book glitters. It's narrated by Katie, the middle child in a hard working Japanese American family. Katie idolizes Lynn, her older sister, who takes time to teach Katie all the things she ought to know.

In Katie's eyes, Lynn is beautiful and brilliant -- kira-kira. Luminous in its persistence of love and hope,Kira-Kira is Cynthia Kadohata's stunning debut in middle-grade fiction Newbery Medal Winner A New York Times Bestseller An ALA Notable Book.

Kira-Kira Homework Help Questions. What is the main climax of the novel and how does it resolve the main conflict in the novel. Kira-Kira tells the story of Katie and Lynn, young, Japanese. Kira-kira means "glittering" in Japanese. Lynn told me that when I was a baby, she used to take me onto our empty road at night, where we would lie on our backs and look at the stars while she said over and over, "Katie, say 'kira-kira, kira-kira.'" I loved that word.

Book Summary. This book, Kira-Kira is about a Japanese family, the Takeshima family. This family lived in Iowa, then moved to Georgia after the dad lost his job, in Iowa. The book is mainly about two sisters, Lynn and Katie, and how they always stick together.

When they move, Lynn becomes distant from her family. Coloring Books. Sort by. KiraKira Mandala Book - Kawaii Mandala Coloring Book. Regular price $ KiraKira Coloring Book - Foodies & Cuties. Regular price $ KiraKira Coloring Book - Kawaii Doodle Coloring Fun.

Regular price $ Get Connected. About Cynthia Kadohata. Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning book Kira-Kira, the Jane Addams Peace Award and Pen USA Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, and several critically acclaimed.

Kira-Kira was a very good book but also it was really sad. Lynn and Katie are the main characters, they are sisters. The book follows them thoughout there life from the ages of about 6 to kira-kira (kee' ra kee' ra): glittering; shining 's how Katie Takeshima's sister, Lynn, makes everything seem.

The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. The sea is kira-kira for the same reason. And so are people's eyes.

When Katie and her family move from a Japanese community in Iowa to the Deep South of Georgia, it's Lynn. Book reviews. Kira-Kira Cynthia Kadohata Review by Lynn Beckwith. April Adult author Cynthia Kadohata makes her debut in children's literature with Kira-Kira, a fictional memoir of filial love.

Telling her tale through the strong, believable voice of year-old Katie Takeshima, Kadohata sets her narrative in post-World War II America. Kira-Kira. Hardcover Book Add to Cart.

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They drink ochazuke, traditional Japanese tea—green tea mixed with rice—and Uncle Katsuhisa teaches the girls about the constellations, including the Sode Boshi, the “kimono sleeve,” which is the Japanese way of seeing what in the West is called Orion.

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This book portrays a Japanese family that has migrated to Oregon and is moving to Iowa, United States. Constantly being forced to adapt /5(1).

This is a quiz about the book Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata. What are the siblings names. Kathy, Lindsay, Sammy Katie, Lynn, Sammy Katie, Lynn, Smith.

Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata has 11 reviews and 13 ratings. Reviewer mary_soccer14 wrote: This book was amazing. I thought it had a good lesson. This lesson was to respect and love your family no matter what circumstances because in the end they are the ones there for you most.

Kira-Kira touched my heart. It is about a girl named Kat /5(13). Kira-kira by Cynthia Kadohata, not official. Prepared for UW Stout YA Literature, Spring, Kira-Kira tells the unforgettable story of sisters Katie and Lynn Takeshima.

After their Japanese-American family moves to Georgia in the s to build a new life, Katie and Lynn find hope through their unique way of seeing the world. But when Lynn. Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata Timeline created by umab. Katie, Lynn and their family move from Iowa to Georgia.

Exposition:"Lynn and I were perfectly hapy in Iowa. I did not see why we had to move to a southern state where my father said you could not understand a word people said because of their southern accents (Kadohata, 20).

KIRA-KIRA Cynthia Kadohata, Author. S&S/Atheneum $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Children's Bookshelf Talks with Cynthia Kadohata Buy this book.

A Guide for Reading Groups. KIRA - KIRA. By Cynthia Kadohata. About the Book. Katie Takeshima is about to enter kindergarten in the s, when her parents close their Oriental foods grocery store in Iowa and move to Chesterfield, Georgia to work in a chicken : Cynthia Kadohata.

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Glittering. That's how Lynn Takeshima, Katie Takeshima's older sister, always makes everything seem. The sky and how deep it is but see-through at the same time/5(6).

Cynthia Kadohata's Kira-Kira, published inis the story of a young Japanese American girl growing up in the is Kadohata's first book for young adults, following several adult novels.

It highlights the work and life experiences of Japanese Americans in the pre-Civil Rights era, as well as their struggles to achieve the American dream. Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting magazine.

Plot Summary Katie loves her big sister, Lynn, who sees even ordinary things in the world as kira-kira, a Japanese word for glittering. kira-kira (kee' ra kee' ra): glittering; shining 's how Katie Takeshima's sister, Lynn, makes everything seem.

The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. The sea is kira-kira for the same reason. And so are people's eyes. When Katie and her family move from a Japanese community in Iowa to the Deep South of /5(68).

Kira Kira. 2, likes 14 talking about this. Kira Kira is Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir, a composer and music producer from ers: K. Kira-Kira (Book): Kadohata, Cynthia: Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late s and early s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

Kira-kira (kee' ra kee' ra): glittering; shining. That's how Katie Takeshima's sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. Kira-Kira (Book): Kadohata, Cynthia: Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late s and early s, and the despair felt when one sister becomes terminally ill.

“My sister Lynn taught me my first word: Kira-kira glittering in Japanese.” Cynthia Kadohata’s first novel for children embodies the meaning of its title. It is a graceful, lyrical, unflinching and illuminating look at a Japanese American family living in challenging personal and social times.This Study Guide consists of approximately 70 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Kira-Kira.

The drive to Georgia takes the Takeshima family through several .Kira-Kira (kee ra kee ra) is a Japanese word for glittering; shining. This unforgettable story is a coming-of-age tale of one familys difficulties in adapting to a post-World War II society that is reluctant to welcome a Japanese family that is laboring in Georgias poultry plants.